Website Updated with new material on 28/9/2023


If you wish to enrol for any of our courses, please do so online. However, since June 30th has passed, you will also need to contact the coordinator of the course(s) so that they can add your name to their attendance lists.

There is no need to re-enrol at mid-year for any courses which run for the full year.

Booklets:   If you have not notified us of your desire for a 2024 Course Booklet at the end of the year, you can do this on the Enrol page.

Survey Results are available

For the latest News and Reports for some groups...


Click here for more...

Writing Group Articles   Updated 23/9/23

This  Month's Feature Stories:   Seven Reasons Bucket List
                 (click on the "click here for more..." below)

Older stories:   Paris Fashions; Italian Republic Day;  Stones;  A Sense of Place  - Lola Gudsell;  I Couldn't Believe He Would Say That -Brian Brasell;  A Challenge; Carpets and Holy Sox;  Birds by Barbara Boivin; Cities; A Saga;  When I Grow Up; The Storm; Padma -about my life; Educating the Neighbours (and Others) – by Ainsley;  I'm Not Dead Yet ; One ANZAC Day; Leaving ; Epidemic of Love ; Book Published

Poetry:  Where is My Land;  When I was Young

Click here for more...

Presentation Regarding Scams (Computer Chatter Group)

Computer and Phone Scams

A presentation will be held on Thursday 26 October that will cover the topic of scams.  This is a very important subject and all members of U3A are invited to attendA member of the Porirua Police will be talking to us on this matter at the meeting.

The presentation will take place at 10.00 am (26 October) in the Tawa Union Church meeting room.

Please pass this on to any U3A members who may wish to attend.  Could anyone who wishes to attend please advise Ray Walker ([email protected]) so that we can ensure that we have enough seating available on the day.
Suggest members look at these links:   and

Garden Group Newsletters
May Garden Newsletter and previous months-- link below:
Updated 21/7/23

Click here for more...

Ukulele Group

Fitness Group

Choir and Musicians





Picture below is the Choir at Arvida on 19 June

Recycling Items
The Tawa Lions are running a recycling project.  You may like to contribute.

Click here for more...

Welcome to Tawa U3A

Tawa U3A is a group of people who are free during the day to gather for activities of interest.

We organise courses to teach subjects of interest like Art , Ancestry or Ukulele.

There are Discussion groups where you can express your point of view, and games both indoor and outdoor.

Talks are arranged on topics of interest like Health, History or Travel. We cooperate with other U3A groups and share sessions.

All up, we offer more than 40 learning and social opportunities at minimal cost.

You are certain to find some things that are of interest to you.  


You can email to any committee members on the "Contact Us" page

How to join U3A

Joining U3A Tawa can be done with a minimum of fuss. An easy way is to ring or email one of our Committee members whose names and contacts appear in the Contact Us page of this site.  You can also use our ENROL page or contact info email at the bottom of this page. The bank account numbers for paying the annual sub are also in the Contact Us page or you can pay to a Committee member. We look forward to hearing from you soon. Welcome to U3A Tawa.

You become a member of U3A Tawa by informing us of your name, address, phone number (and email if you have one) and paying the annual subscription.  You can cease being a member either by asking us to remove your name from our list or by not paying the subscription before May each year.

Coming up in the next seven days...

Wednesday, 4 October 2023
10:00am - Current Affairs [CAF] RUNS ALL YEAR - Emmaus Centre
Thursday, 5 October 2023
10:00am - 12:00pm - Art Group [ART] RUNS ALL YEAR - Tawa Community Centre
9:30am - 11:30am - Table Tennis [TTN] RUNS ALL YEAR - Tawa Community Centre Hall
12:00am - Keep-fit Classes [KFT] RUNS ALL YEAR - Revolve Fitness, Tawa Mall
10:00am - 11:00am - Law and our Legal System (LAW) FOUR SESSIONS - Emmaus Annex
2:00pm - 3:30pm - Music Performance Group [MPG] RUNS ALL YEAR - Member's home
10:00am - Ramblers [RBS] RUNS ALL YEAR - Davies Street/Luckie Street car-park
Friday, 6 October 2023
1:00pm - 2:30pm - Ukulele [UKU] RUNS ALL YEAR - Tawa Community Centre
10:00am - 11:00am - Tai Chi [TCM] Jointly with Mana U3A - Tawa Union Church Hall
10:00am - 11:30am - Garden Group [GGP] RUNS ALL YEAR - Emmaus Centre
12:00am - Keep-fit Classes [KFT] RUNS ALL YEAR - Revolve Fitness, Tawa Mall
10:00am - 12:00pm - Scrap-Booking / Cards [SCB] RUNS ALL YEAR - Tawa Community Centre
10:00am - 12:00pm - Petanque [PET] RUNS ALL YEAR - Aotea Lagoon
Monday, 9 October 2023
10:00am - Books1 [BK1] RUNS ALL YEAR - Member's home
9:30am - 11:30am - Meccano [MEC] RUNS ALL YEAR - Member's home
12:00am - Keep-fit Classes [KFT] RUNS ALL YEAR - Revolve Fitness, Tawa Mall
1:15pm - 2:30pm - Choir [CHR] (U3A Singers) RUNS ALL YEAR - Tawa Union Church
9:30am - Botany [BOT] RUNS ALL YEAR - Davies Street/Luckie Street car-park, Tawa
Tuesday, 10 October 2023
9:00am - Tawa- Linden Walkers [TLW] RUNS ALL YEAR - Meet at Tawa Junction, Wellington Beds end of car park
10:30am - 11:30am - Health Issues [HLT] FOUR SESSIONS - Tawa Union Church
Click here to write a funny or interesting comment
© 2023 U3A Tawa | Terms & Conditions
Powered by Rainbow Creative | 04 Oct 2023 | Admin